SUKUM 43rd Officially Close
Kuantan, 18 August – Universiti Malaysia Pahang marked the end of the 43rd Intervarsity Staff Sport (SUKUM) with a colourful closing ceremony at the Astaka Hall in UMP Gambang campus.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mashitah Mohd Yusoff officially closed the 43rd SUKUM on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor.
“I declare the 43rd Intervarsity Staff Sport (SUKUM) closed and I call upon all staff from 20 universities to assemble two years from now at Universiti Malaysia Sabah to celebrate the 44th SUKUM,” she said.
UMP then handed the flag over to UMS, which is set to host the 44th edition of the SUKUM in 2020.
UniMAP wrapped the tournament with a record 23 gold medals, 9 silver and 19 bronze. USM ended second in the overall medal haul with 17 gold, 11 silver and 11 bronze, while UMT was third overall with 13 gold, 8 silver and 2 bronze.